moralistic


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narrowly and conventionally moral

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There are much better ways to make them responsible and moralistic human beings and add value to the world than to distract them by telling them that their gender is what they need to be aware of.
They further suggested that the MQOS subscales Tentativeness, Ecumenism, Exploration, and Moralistic Interpretation suggest a tentative and curious person, who is "not beholden to Biblical literalism" (p.
There's nothing moralistic about that - it's doing the right thing.
I, sometimes, like everyone, am a sinner but the type of moralistic justice being waged against me is.
Dean writes, "The faith most teenagers exhibit is a loveless version that the NSYR calls Christianity's 'misbegotten step-cousin,' Moralistic Therapeutic Deism, which is 'supplanting Christianity as the dominant religion in American churches.
This author has obviously good intentions but this story is strongly moralistic and children can easily spot a lecture.
There's a crisis as the elephant family go missing after a storm, romance as Hayley Mills returns to fall into the arms of du Plessis and yet another moralistic quarrel with the folk over at Leopard's Den.
Scratch the surface of GM technology and you find it currently has nothing to do with the high minded moralistic aims ascribed to it by the biotech companies and the promoters paid to push it.
Probably because its deeply moralistic tone traps it within the Victorian era.
I'm not on any moralistic crusade but as a Newcastle season ticket supporter I'm sick to death of all of us being projected on the national TV channels by the aforementioned performing monkeys in the background.
This film also has a moralistic story-line, though not anything new, but the whole film has been presented very well.
Elizabeth Bennett from Pride And Prejudice because she is strong, moralistic and determined with a good heart.
Initial content also includes articles on: material witness detention in the 19th Century; arguments against moralistic legislation; litigating under the rational bias test; and, a defense of the Electoral College.
Political correctness is the moralistic and censorial arm of a belief system according to which the West has been long tainted by values and prejudices that have led to systemic discrimination against, and marginalization of, certain groups.
Better the children of such families, if they have to face adoption or fostering, are taken in by loving, caring people than they are automatically farmed-out according to moralistic notions.